Giftpesa’s 5th Anniversary of revolutionizing gifting in Kenya

Cake to celebrate Giftpesa's 5th anniversary

Can you believe that Giftpesa has been around for five whole years? It’s pretty amazing how fast everything is changing these days. Think about it, technology is everywhere, and everyone wants things to be as easy and convenient as possible. 

Giftpesa has however succeeded in building a position for themselves in the digital gift sector, marking their 5th anniversary and developing a reputation for excellence.

Join us as we take you on a historical tour of Giftpesa, looking at both the company’s past successes and its future prospects. It’s sure to be an interesting ride!.

The Genesis of GiftPesa

Five years ago, Giftpesa was founded with a vision to redefine the way people give and receive gifts. Of which, the journey since then has been one of innovation, commitment, and relentless dedication to quality. 

Picture this,

Have you ever struggled to find the perfect gift for someone? Well, that’s exactly what the founder of Giftpesa, Pamela Muriuki, experienced. Then, she realized there had to be a better way to offer presents —something personalized, meaningful, and easy to share.

And so, in 2018, Giftpesa was born. Little did they know that their idea would revolutionize the art of giving gifts. Yes, it’s incredible to consider how one concept can have such a significant effect.

From its humble beginnings in a small office space, Giftpesa started to take shape. The team, although small, was passionate and driven, working tirelessly to bring their vision to life. 


Today, they stand as a shining example of corporate success. The company has accomplished multiple milestones and made important contributions to the fintech industry from its initial concept to the fully developed platform we see today. 

celebrating Giftpesa accomplishments
Danial Njiu, the chief product officer, poses for a picture at the connected summit 2022, which was hosted by the ICT Authority of Kenya, after collecting the innovation award in fintech category .
Giftpesa success
courtesy @MoICTKenya

GiftPesa was singled out by Kenya’s Ministry of Information, Communications, and the Digital Economy as one of the country’s top ten outstanding innovations for 2022 in appreciation of its dedication to innovation in Africa.

Digital Gifting: A Game Changer

In today’s fast-paced world, finding the perfect gift can be quite a challenge. Moreso, imagine, with our busy lives, it can be tough to take the time to browse through stores or deal with the hassle of shipping.

That’s why convenience and personalization are more important than ever. After all, who doesn’t appreciate a thoughtful and tailored gift that’s easy to give and share? Right?  It’s amazing to think that one simple idea like this can change the gift game forever.

Giftpesa Today

As we celebrate Giftpesa’s 5th anniversary, it’s essential to highlight what makes this platform stand out and continue to thrive in an ever-evolving industry.

1. Variety of Choices:

By listening to the feedback and needs of their users, Giftpesa continually improves and adds brands that cater to a diverse audience. Whether you’re a tech-savvy millennial or a retiree exploring the perfect gift, Giftpesa has something for you. You can explore it all HERE.

2. Convenience:

In our ever-advancing digital world, Giftpesa has fully embraced innovation. Physical vouchers and store limitations are no longer an issue. With Giftpesa’s entirely digital vouchers, redeeming them becomes a breeze, offering a quick and hassle-free experience.

3. Easy Disbursement:

Why go through the hassle of visiting a physical store or mailing a voucher when you can do it all digitally with e-vouchers? Giftpesa makes it simple to buy and send digital gift vouchers to several recipients with only a few clicks.. It’s a simple and convenient process that saves you time and effort.

4. Customization:

Have you ever struggled to find the perfect gift for someone special in your life? I know the feeling. It can be overwhelming to determine what they’ll truly enjoy and value, especially when you’re pressed for time. That’s where Giftpesa comes in to save the day! 

Be it a birthday, anniversary, holiday, or a simple gesture of gratitude, Giftpesa simplifies the process of sending gifts that are tailored to the occasion and the recipient’s tastes.  

It’s the ultimate way to show someone you care, without any added stress or hassle.

These innovations have redefined personalization and elevated the emotional value of digital gifting.

Building a Giftpesa Community

 Over the past five years, Giftpesa has formed partnerships with local businesses, and even international brands to offer a diverse range of gifting options.

 Through collaborations with small and independent enterprises, Giftpesa promotes local brands, restaurants, and stores. This not only supports the local economy but also provides users with a wider range of gifting options.

Giftpesa Embracing Innovation

 Giftpesa has consistently embraced innovation to provide its users with the latest and most exciting gifting experiences. In recent years, they introduced an App ( One can access Giftpesa on the MPESA mini app) allowing users to send immersive and interactive gifts that transport recipients to different worlds.

Moreover, they’ve integrated Application Programming Interface (API) to enhance the personalization process. API integration has been used with several companies doing sales promotions, making it easier to gift their customers instantly after the purchase. 

Giftpesa’s dedication to innovation ensures that it remains at the forefront of the digital gifting industry.

CEO, Pamela Muriuki and the team

The Road Ahead

As Giftpesa enters its sixth year, the future looks promising. I’m impressed by how Giftpesa has managed to stay ahead of the game by constantly innovating, tailoring their services to their customers’ needs, and fostering a sense of community. 

The team under Pamela Muriuki’s leadership is not one to sit back and take it easy; they have some interesting things in store. 

The extension of their platform to provide an even greater variety of gift possibilities is one of the forthcoming advancements that has quite excited many.  And It will certainly be exciting to see what original and personalized gifting experiences they come up with in the upcoming months.

Giftpesa is also exploring partnerships with global brands to offer exclusive gifting options. These collaborations will enable users to send gifts from their favorite brands across the world, making the platform even more versatile.


Giftpesa’s 5th anniversary is not just a celebration of longevity; it’s a testament to the power of innovation and the human desire to connect and share emotions.

Giftpesa has demonstrated that technology can reduce the gap and bring people together in a world where physical distances and fast-paced lifestyles often make giving gifts difficult.

As Giftpesa enters its sixth year, we’re excited to witness the new and exciting developments they have in store for us. It’s evident that Giftpesa is only scratching the surface of their potential, and we’re eagerly anticipating the opportunity to join them on their journey. This revolutionary digital gifting company is changing the game of gift-giving, and we’re excited to see all that lies ahead for them.

Happy Giftpesa’s 5th anniversary!